Thomas Kurmann wins MICCAI Young Scientist Award 2019
The PhD student and BME alumnus was awarded one of the five young talent prizes at the MICCAI conference in Shenzhen, China, on 16 October 2019. Thomas Kurmann won the prize in recognition of the excellent quality of his research entitled “Deep Multi Label Classification in Affine Subspaces”, a paper in collaboration with the Inselspital's Department of Ophthalmology.
Simon Scheurer wins SSBE Student Award
The Bern Biomedical Engineering student wins the Ypsomed sponsored student award on 27 August 2019. His master´s thesis investigating into a novel device to improve fall detection in the elderly was only recently awarded a prize by the University of Bern´s “Seniorenuniversität”.
Two BME alumni are key to the Swiss Medtech Award win 2019
The 2019 Swiss Medtech Award is closely linked to the Master´s program in Biomedical Engineering: The BME alumni Marco Matulic and Juan Ansó are key to the success of this year´s winner CAScination AG. One worked on the company side and one at the University, and they were instrumental in the development of the winning technology.